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Timothy Richard Woolums Sr.

Timothy Richard Woolums Sr., 74, passed away March 12, 2019. He was born on March 30, 1944, in New Castle, IN, the son of the late Red and Margaret Woolums.

Timothy retired from the US Navy in 1982 after 21 years of distinguished and honorable service. Timothy served on the USS White River, USS Norfolk, USS Kinkaid, and taught Gas Turbine Tech School at Naval Station Great Lakes, Ill. He also served on multiple tours to Vietnam.

He went on to retire from FM Global in 2006 as the Chief Engineer Inspector after 15 years of service.

Timothy was a member of Leo Masonic Lodge #224 PM, York Rite Fort Wayne, Mizpah Shrine Fort Wayne, Scottish Rite, American Legion Post 47, VFW Leo Lodge, and Moose Lodge New Haven.

Timothy is survived by his children; Timothy Woolums Jr., Kevin Wayne (Margaret) Woolums, Michelle (David) Eck, and John Charles (Amanda) Woolums Jr.; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; brother, John Woolums; sister, Mary Lou Poore; and his longtime companion, Beverly Jewson. He also leaves behind many nieces and nephews to cherish his memory.

Funeral service will be held at 10 AM on Monday, March 19, 2019 at D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Funeral home, 1320 E. Dupont Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46825 with visitation one hour prior.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Diana Woolums; and son, John “Chuck” Woolums Sr.

Visitation will take place from 2 to 6 pm on Sunday, March 18, 2019, also at the funeral home.

Burial will take place at Jefferson Cemetery in Upland, IN where he will be laid to rest next to his wife and son.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Treatment Centers of America.

To leave online condolences visit www.domccombandsons.com.